Friday, June 29, 2012

Injury Crash North of Arco

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Idaho State Police
District 6 1540 Foote Dr.
Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402-1828
(208) 525-7377 FAX: (208) 525-7294

For Immediate Release: 06/29/2012 7:00 pm
Please direct questions to the District Office

On June 29, 2012 at approximately 11:55 am, Idaho State Police investigated a one vehicle injury crash on State Highway 33 near mile post 5.8, just north of Arco. Cole Whitehead, 18, of Arco, ID, was traveling eastbound on State Highway 33 in a commercial vehicle hauling a crane on a flat bed trailer. For unknown reasons Whitehead went off the road way and overcorrected causing the vehicle and trailer to overturn. Whitehead was not wearing a seat belt and was ejected from the vehicle. Whitehead was transported to Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center by air ambulance with unknown injuries.

This crash remains under investigation